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on verso, signed by artist, lower right in graphite: Leonard Freed; by artist, top left in graphite perpendicular: Fe198; upper right: Israel [underlined] / Hassidic Jews; center perpendicular: 27236; center on applied Magnum label: 1962; center on applied Magnum label: =OLD #; bottom center: UNIQUE / 1962 JERUSALEM. ISRAEL. / (PURIM IN MEA SHEARIM); by unknown hand, upper right in red ink: E-3; center left partially visible Magnum label printed in black ink; center printed in black ink on applied Magnum label: MAGNUM / [perpendicular] 72 West 45 Street, New York, New York 10036 / [stamped in black ink: LEONARD FREED] Israel / Hasidic boys in the streets of Mea / Shearim in Jerusalem, the living / quarters of the Hasidic Jews. / photo from the book: Leonard Freed / "Isaac the son of Abraham, / Jacob the son of Isaac". / M 145-19 [crossed out]; lower center stamped in black ink: VINTAGE PRINT; lower right: © Leonard Freed-Magnum

Provenance

Brigitte Freed, Garrison, NY; gift to NGA, 2017.

Associated Names
Freed, Brigitte
Bibliography
1984
Freed, Leonard. La Danse des Fidèles. Paris, 1984: p. 47.
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